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Administrators Symposium
September 20 - 21, 2019
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bayfront Hilton

We'd like to personally like to invite each of you to the ACAPS coordinator meeting in beautiful San Diego on September 20-21, 2019. The meeting will have some great information and speakers to help you meet the challenges of your day-to-day job. Some of the topics include the self- study, new program requirements, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a representative from the plastic surgery RRC, a best practices session and a social media session, social media, competency-based 5-year programs. If you are a new coordinator, we strongly encourage you to attend and we are happy to contact your program director directly if that would be helpful!

We sincerely hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you all in San Diego.

Michele Barnes
President - ACAPS Program Coordinators
Harvard Plastic Surgery Programs
Kathy Hoh
President Elect - ACAPS Program Coordinators
University of Cincinnati
Kris Gallagher
Past President - Historian
University of Pennsylvania

Sept 20th and 21st 2019
San Diego

Friday, September 20th, 2019
7:00 7:45 am
Registration and Breakfast
7:45 8:00 am
Michele Barnes, ACAPS Program Administrators President
Anthony Smith, MD, ACAPS President
8:00 9:00 am
Dr. Linda Andrews
Senior Vice-President, Dept of Field Studies, ACGME
9:00 10:00 am
Best Practices:
That Yearly Overlook
Debra Felix

Managing My Program
Erica Luong

Coordinator's Manual
Elena Carraby
10:00-10:15 am
10:15 11:00 am
Kathy Hoh

Kris Gallagher

Michele Barnes
11:00 Noon
ERAS: Administrators Update
Gary Lee, Senior Specialist, AAMC
Noon 1:00 pm
1:00-2:00 pm
Enhancing Quality by Increasing Ethnic Diversity in Plastic Surgery Training Programs
Dr. Paris Butler, GME, Director of UIM Affairs, UPenn Health System
2:00-3:00 pm
Social Media
Dr. Amanda Gosman, Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, Director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery, UC San Diego
3:00-4:00 pm
Competency-Based Training
Dr. Vu Nguyen, Program Director, University of Pittsburgh
4:00 pm

Saturday, September 21st, 2019
7:00-7:45 am
Breakfast and announcements
7:45-9:15 am
ACGME Plastic Surgery RRC Update
Michael Neumeister, MD, Chairman, Plastic Surgery Review Committee
9:15-9:30 am
9:30-11:00 am
Keynote Address
Dr. John Kitzmiller
11:00 am
Wrap up and planning for next year
11:30 2:00 pm
ACAPS Business Meeting
San Diego Convention Center, 20D